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10 OTT shows to watch

Last updated on: August 10, 2020 20:55 IST

Fresh off the OTT oven, Sukanya Verma picks 10 hot new treats for you.

 

It’s Okay To Not Be Okay
Where to watch: Netflix
Language: Korean

A children’s book author and caregiver of a psychiatry hospital turn out to have more in common than one would imagine in the mesmerizing K-drama. Every single of its 16 sleek and intriguing episodes is stuff of tenterhooks and twists you do not see coming.

 

Bandish Bandits
Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video
Language: Hindi

Against the backdrop of Jodhpur, a pop sensation and classical singer prodigy’s paths cross in Anand Tiwari’s ambitious romantic musical. Naseeruddin Shah’s solid presence and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy’s rousing score does a credible job of highlighting the series' love for Hindustani classical.

 

Wizards: Tales of Arcadia
Where to watch: Netflix
Language: English

If you enjoyed the first two editions of Guillermo Del Toro’s Arcadia mythology, the action-packed medieval meets modern animated fantasy by Dreamworks is sure to catch the fancy of young and old. Even as a standalone, there’s enough magic to keep you glued.

 

Mughal-E-Azam
Where to watch: Mubi
Language: Hindi, Urdu

K Asif’s epic romance starring Dilip Kumar and Madhubala as the star-crossed lovers turned 60 years recently. But the classic’s grand artistry and powerhouse performances continue to inspire filmmakers and dazzle viewers.

As stunning its colourised version is, do check out its original black and white print, now streaming on Mubi.

 

Immigration Nation
Where to watch: Netflix
Language: English

Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau’s docu-series takes a long, hard look at the state of US immigration through heartrending stories of the lives adversely affected by it.   

 

Shivaji Surathkal
Where to watch: Zee5
Language: Kannada

A cop investigating the murder of a politician’s son at a private resort while dealing with his own demons relating to his wife’s murder form the crux of this Ramesh Aravind led whodunit.

 

Noughts and Crosses
Where to Watch: SonyLiv
Language: English

Based on British author Malorie Blackman’s subversive young adult novels, Noughts and Crosses imagines a dystopian reality where two people in love struggle to be together in a society outlined by reverse racism.

 

First Man
Where to watch: Netflix
Language: English

Damien Chazelle’s visually arresting study attempts to gather an understanding beyond American astronaut Neil Armstrong’s distinction as the first man to walk on the moon.

 

Pareeksha
Where to watch: Zee5
Language: Hindi

Adil Hussain’s skilled turn as a rickshaw-wallah leaving no stone unturned for his son’s academic progress is reason alone to catch Prakash Jha’s well-meaning social drama.  

 

Tiny Creatures
Where to watch: Netflix
Language: English

Survival and drama are the focus of this brand-new nature series that could put CGI to shame with its cinematic, edge-of-the-seat narrative and spectacular visuals.

SUKANYA VERMA